Uncle Bill's Simple Vegetable Borscht

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 12-14
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large frying pan, melt margarine over medium heat.
  • Add chopped onions, grated carrots, diced green and red peppers and saute' for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in green and red shredded cabbage, grated beet and saute' for 10 minutes or until vegetables are softened.
  • Transfer sautéed vegetables to a large cooking pot.
  • Add water, vegetable broth, cubed potatoes, tomato paste, chopped garlic, bay leaf, crushed peppercorns and bring to boil.
  • Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add cauliflower florets, chopped celery, diced apple, paprika, soy sauce, dill weed and lemon juice and simmer covered for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Remove and discard bay leaf.
  • Adjust seasonings to taste.
  • Let borscht sit for 15 minutes before serving.
  • Refrigerate any unused portion.
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